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1860 Marion Co, MO Census


p. 166

1049/1139 V H SURGHNER 46, M, b VA
Elizabeth 40, F, RE=$1000, PP=$100, b VA
Hayward B 21, M, Carpenter
James R 19, M, Hast??y
Humphrey B, 17, M, Clk R R
Floria 14, F
Valentine H, 13, M
Edward F, 3, M
Burr P, 1, M
Frances H BRASHEAR 73, F

(Original census images,

Note: Francis H Combs BRASHEARS (b c 1787), d/o of RW Robert Combs and his wife Sarah LINTON?. She is documented by her Fauquier Co. marriage bond (29 Apr 1814) to John W. BISHEAR, an 1825 deed of trust from her father Robert Combs to Henry GLASCOCK, and a Fauquier Co Chancery suit between the heirs of Robert Combs. Her husband John may have been deceased as early as 1825. This family, including Frances, previously found in the 1850 Taylor Co, VA census. Her daughter Mary Elizabeth married Valentine Harrison Surghnor. See also the IL SAR Biography of Valentine Harrison SURGHNOR), b 8 Feb 1847, Pruntytown, Va. [Taylor County, WV]. Frances does not appear with Valentine and Mary in their 1870 census record; therefore, she was probably deceased before 1870.

1870 Marion Co, MO Census

Hannibal PO

p. 532, July 1870

276/316 SERGINER P H 55, M, W, Tobacco Agt, PP=$220, b VA
N E, 57, F, W, Keeps house, b VA
Vally H J, 25, M, W, Clerk, b VA
B P, 11, M, W, School, b VA
Coleman Mary 35, F, W, Domestic, b VA

(Source: Heritage Quest original census images)

Note: Couple found in the 1880 census but Mary Elizabeth, widow, died in 1888.

Marion County Marriages

May 9 1861 Marriage for Florence SURGHNOR to Mr. H F McPHERSON ((Source:, Missouri Marriages, Marion County Marriage Records, original image of license, p. 115)

Sept 26 1883 Marion County Marriage License for Burr P SURGHNOR, age 24) and Clagett MONVILLE (Source:, Missouri Marriage Records, Marion County Marriage Records, original image of record)

Marion County Death Records

March 2 1888. Mary Elizabeth SURGHNOR, female, white, age 79y9m21d, died 2 March 1888, widow, born Warren [c/r] KY], died in Hannibel Mo where she had resided for 29yrs. Cause: Aplolexes, buried Hannibal 5 March 1888 (Source:, Missouri Deaths 1834-1931, original image of death record report dated 2 May 1888, #6)

Important: All Records collected for this county may not have been added here as yet. See also the Combs Research List Archives